WorldViews: Pizza, hedgehogs and shoes: The least pressing emergency calls to a British police department

By Abby Ohlheiser, December 23, 2014

Police in Manchester, England, want residents to stop calling the emergency line for problems that are decidedly not emergencies. Oh, you want an example? How about four? The department released the audio of four different calls to 999 — the equivalent to 911 in the United States — that feature disputes over a vending machine,  a store's return policy for sneakers, a hedgehog and pizza.Read full article >>